Top-10 best photography spots in Iran
Iran is a country of endless photo opportunities. The diversity of attractions, lack of tourists and open people always happy to pose for the camera make it a perfect photography destination. If you wonder how we took the photos for our blog – look no further. We reveal our top-10 photography spots and tips to get the perfect pictures from Iran.
great chance to take some great shots of locals.
| 2.Traditional houses in Kashan.
Best for: interiors photography and panoramic city landscapes.
Tip: go late afternoon – beautiful window glass work means you will be able to photograph stunning
colourful rays of light in the room. Don’t forget to ask to get to the rooftop: the
view of evening Kashan is breathtaking.
in the more beautiful, older part of the town – but once spotted they make a great picture. Traditionally dressed old women in rose-patterned clothes against the background of red
buildings provide an excellent photo opportunity.
world, combining in one place mosques, palaces, bazaar and fountains. The buildings
are beautiful at day time with exquisite blue mosaics ceilings, impressive facades and
opportunities. For a truly great picture – come after the sunset. Long exposures at
Imam Square make a truly magical shot: colorful passages and arcs, majestic domes
and soft light of the fountains uniquely interlace to produce a unique, one-of-a-kind
motorbikes and crowds of people all mixed up together provide an interesting few but
can also be very quite dangerous and unpredictable.
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shots of people with walls as a background.
7.Tehran Grand Bazaar.
corridors ensure plenty of beautiful photos. Don’t leave too early: staying after closing
hours means a chance for unique pictures of vendors after work and an opportunity to
see bazaar in a unique, unusual light.
| 8.Domes of bazaar in Tabriz.
Best for: architectural shots.
Tip: wander around domes and make your way to the one where carpets are sold. Rare sunrays and red colour of the carpets add a magical touch to the picture.
| 9.Kandovan village.
Best for: landscapes.
Tip: come in the morning to avoid crowds and get best shots of local Hobbitland. People here are among a rare few in Iran who are not very eager to pose for pictures – but stunning photos of local buildings will surely compensate for that.
| 10.Local celebrations.
Best for: portrait photography.
Tip: try to catch one of the unique Iranian celebrations. Most exotic: religious Ashura in November, when thousands of people in black are gathered to commemorate the death of Huseyn.